I couldn't get past the narration.
Can't do the women in the book at all, really a put off him trying. and he just doesn't sound like the Harry Bosch I know. I couldn't even finish, went and bought the book to read instead.
The ending: did Bosch get duped? Can't wait for the next book to 'hear' what Bosch does next.
Don't remember any other Cariou performance; but he is a terrific Bosch.
Keep 'um coming, Connelly. Please don't retire Bosch. The world needs him!
I wasn't as thrilled with this book as many of the others who provided reviews. I've read almost all of the Harry Bosch books and liked them all, but The Drop is not one of my favorites. There is just nothing really special here. I kept waiting for something to surprise me and make this story interesting, but it did not happen. Seemed like a lot of the same old stuff and nothing particularly interesting. Bosch wondering about his career, Bosch meets a girl, Bosch struggling with yet another partner, etc. The detective work seemed pretty bland too. There were two, but both were a bit weak and kind of fizzled in the end
Len Cariou does a solid job so you can't fault him, but even he seems a little bored with this one. If you're a fan of the Bosch series, well this review won't mean much since you're going to get this book anyway and it will work for you or not. If you're new to the series, I'd go back a ways and start with another book.
keep me interested throughout the whole book, listened while walking and was not bored.
good book if you like drama and mysteries, would recommend
I live on an island off the coast of Maine. Since I installed a "doggie door" I am now retired from "Letting The Dogs In and Out"!
It was great from start to finish
I can't wait to read more Harry Bosch novels.
This is a book I would have enjoyed reading. THe narrator used too many voices which were distracting. In his attempt to differentiate the characters, the female voices were commical and he would speed lup the pace when he changed changed characters which eft me uncertain as to what was being said. Not my favorite read.
I listened to some other Michael Connelly novels before and I was unimpressed.....but this one was really good. The plot was interesting and credible and full of surprises. I'm into character development as well as plot and this one satisfied me on that score also. Only one complaint....the narrator was more of a distraction than an enhancement. I know he's supposed to sound like a tough guy, but it sounded like he needed to be connected to an oxygen tank! Imagine Don Corleone narrating a story and you'll get the idea.....not very convincing when doing female voices.
Yes, I love Michael Connelly USUALLY
His voice. Hard to listen to. I get the part that Bosch's voice is gravelly, but oh my, this is a voice I could not warm to.
So very unlike other Michael Connelly books. The storylines didnt seem to mesh together in any way. I could hardly stay interested. So many repeat tactics. and I dont like Len Cariou's voice
.He sounds the way I expect Harry to sound (a little world weary)
When Ervin Erving confrionted Harry about dropping the case and Harry realized he had been used.
The different voices he gave the different characters makes it seem more like dialogue.
Yes the audio is better, I love to read, but the audio is so much easier. You get the feel for the characters and how they feel toward each other.
I would say one of the most memorable for me was the bus scene. When Pell was choking Hardy with the chains. Pell wasn't a good guy but he was really trying to bury his past.
Yes I have. I really like all of his narrations.
This is really a good one.